Embedded developers are more knowledgeable about their compiler tools than any other kind of developer. But those tools are usually little more than thinly adapted desktop technology. New compiler technology from Mentor Graphics decouples the layout of a program in memory from the organization of the sources, freeing embedded developers to place their code optimally in memory while maintaining the logical structure of the source base and enabling them to port compiled code to a new board, even when the source is unavailable.

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